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LTC Mason Moore – Professor of Military Science

LTC Mason M. Moore graduated in 2000 from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies (History emphasis).  He commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery (Short Range). LTC Moore also holds a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. He currently serves as the Professor of Military Science at Grambling State University.

LTC Moore has served in a myriad of assignments from tactical to strategic echelons.  He first served in the 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, as a Platoon Leader, Battery Executive Officer, and Assistant Battalion Operations Officer.  LTC Moore was assessed into U.S. Army Special Operations in 2005 as a Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Officer.  Upon graduation from the PSYOP qualification course, regional studies, and language training, LTC Moore served as: Detachment Commander, Tactical PSYOP Detachment 9D20; PSYOP Chief, U.S. Army Pacific; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army Pacific; PSYOP Chief, U.S. Forces Korea/United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command; PSYOP Chief, 25th Infantry Division; and PSYOP Chief, U.S. Army Cyber Command.

LTC Moore has served in five combat deployments: 2004 –Afghanistan – Improvised Explosive Device Task Force, Operations Officer; 2007 – Iraq – 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Tactical PSYOP Detachment Commander 9D20; 2008 – Philippines – 1st Special Forces Group, Military Information Support Operations Team Leader; 2011 – Afghanistan – 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Security Force Assistance Operations Officer and Team Chief; 2017 – Jordan – U.S. Embassy Amman, Executive Officer.  LTC Moore has also conducted numerous Build Partner Capacity missions with Taiwan and the Philippines.

LTC Moore’s military education includes the Air Defense Officer Basic Course (Short Range), the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, Psychological Operations Qualification Course, Special Warfare Spanish Language Qualification Course, Command and General Staff College, and numerous others.

LTC Moore’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Joint Commendation Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (3 oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 oak leaf clusters), and Good Conduct Medal. He permanently holds two Joint Meritorious Unit Awards, one Meritorious Unit Commendation, and one Army Superior Unit Award. He also possesses the Combat Action Badge, Airborne, and Air Assault wings, and has been awarded the Philippine Commendation Medal (foreign award).

MAJ Rosaline Johnson – Assistant Professor of Military Science

MAJ Rosaline Johnson has been a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard (LAARNG) since 1996. She received a commission through Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 2005 where she initially branched Transportation Corps (TC) and later became a Logistics Officer (LG) upon promotion to Captain. She is now an Adjutant General (AG) Officer. He duty assignments include: Platoon Leader- 1083rd Transportation Company, Company Executive Officer (XO)- Delta Company 199th 2/108th CAV SQ Recruiting Operations Officer- Grambling State University Army ROTC Commander- Forward Support Company (FSC) 528th Engineer Battalion Battalion S-1- 528th Engineer Battalion. She has been on to overseas deployments in support of Enduring Freedom: Iraq 2003-2004 Kuwait 2014-2015. She received her Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees from Louisiana Tech University.

1LT Maximo Lopez – Assistant Professor of Military Science

1LT Lopez was born in West Covina, California on June 24th, 1993. He attended Mesa High School where he earned his diploma May of 2011. In 2016 he completed his Associate’s Degree in Science at Hopkinsville Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Arizona State University in 2018. On July 29, 2013, 1LT Lopez enlisted into the United States Army. He attended Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood; later that year, he attended Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, where he graduated as a 68W Combat Medic. 1LT Lopez decided to pursue his career within the Army and applied for Green to Gold (Active Duty Option). Once selected he continued his education at Arizona State University where he earned his degree and commissioned as an Infantry Officer.

1LT Lopez has held various positions as a Medic and Infantry Officer to include; healthcare specialist, clinic NCOIC, Team Leader, Operations Officer, and Platoon Leader. He has completed Master Educators Course, Infantry BOLC, Warrior Leaders Course, Air Assault, CBRN Defense Course, and Field Sanitation Course. His short-term goals are to continue expanding his military and civilian education; Long term goal is to be a Battalion Commander.

SFC Mitchell’s awards and decorations include Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (1st Award),  Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (#1), Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

SFC Thomas Mitchell Jr. – Military Science Instructor

SFC Mitchell was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on May 11th, 1975. He attended Jacksonville Senior High School, where he earned his diploma May of 1993. In 2005 he completed his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Coastal Carolina and an Associates Degree in Computer Information Systems in 2007. On February 14th, 2008, SFC Mitchell enlisted into the United States Army. He attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina; later that year, he attended Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he graduated as a 13B Field Artillery Soldier.

SFC Mitchell has held various positions as an Artilleryman to include; Ammunition Handler, Ammunition Team Chief, Cannoneer, Gunner, Section Chief, Gunny, and Platoon Sergeant. His first duty station was Fort Hood, Texas, assigned to Bravo 1-82 FAR 1st CAV 2nd BCT. His broadening assignments consisted of  Battalion Schools (NCOIC) and a Squad Leader during his tenure at Fort Carson, Colorado; while assigned to 3-16th  FAR 2ND BDE 4th ID,  he continued to Fort Sill, Oklahoma as the Training Room NCO/ Cadre assigned to  Delta 1-79 434th. SFC Mitchell returned to a line at his next duty station Fort Drum, New York, assigned to Charlie 2-15 FA 10th Mountain Division where he served as a Section Chief and Gunnery Sergeant.  SFC Mitchell’s next assignment as a Platoon Sergeant at Fort Riley, Kansas, was assigned to 1-7 FA 2nd Brigade Combat Team 1st Infantry Division. SFC Mitchell is currently a member of the 6th Brigade Tigers (Grambling State University), where he serves as a Military Science Instructor.  He has deployed twice, once to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2009-2010) and Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2011-2012), both 12-month tours and one nine-month rotational deployment to South Korea (2020).

SFC Mitchell has completed Master Educators Course, Senior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Master Resiliency Course, and Equal Opportunity Course. His short-term goals are to continue expanding his military and civilian education; Long term goal is to be Sergeant Major of the Army.

SFC Mitchell’s awards and decorations include Meritorious Unit Citation(1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 silver OLC and 1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4OLC),  Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd Award), Nato Defense Service Medal, Overseas Ribbon (#2), Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (#3), Army Service Ribbon, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign  Medal, Korean Defense Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and a Drivers Badge.

Antonio Tims – Recruiting Operations Officer

Antonio Tims serves as the key point of contact with the Professor of Military Science regarding recruitments and scholarship management for the Grambling Army ROTC program. Antonio also is responsible for recruiting events, marketing, and advertising of the ROTC program. He supports and attends high school speaking engagements, career fairs, and a host of engagements that bridges the ROTC program to other activities, programs, JROTC schools, community services, and institutions. Mr. Tims began working in SROTC in 2010 as an instructor until 2013 when began serving in his current role. He was born in Monroe, LA and graduated from Neville High School. Antonio enlisted in the Louisiana Army National Guard in 1999 as a 12T, Technical Engineering Specialist, in the 528th Engineer Battalion. Mr. Tims received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and commissioned as an engineer officer in May of 2010 from the ROTC program. He currently holds the rank of Captain in the Louisiana Army National Guard and is the S-3 Battle Captain of HHC, 225th Engineer Brigade.

Reggie Walker – Logistics Technician

Reggie Walker serves as the key point of contact with the Professor of Military Science regarding the Logistics of the Cadet ROTC program.  Reggie serves as the Tiger Battalion Liaison to the 6th Brigade and Cadet Command for the surrounding universities. Reggie has served in United States Army and retired with 32 years of Honorable Service. Reggie has over 35 years of Logistics and Physical Security military experience. Mr. Reggie Walker hails from Sacramento, CA.

Daphne Sherlock – Human Resources Administrator

Sherlock is the point of contact for all Human Resources issues for the Grambling State University ROTC Program to also include Louisiana Tech and the University of Louisiana, Monroe.  She is retired from the United States Marine Corps after 22 years of service and has been with the AROTC detachment at Grambling since May of 2017.

Daphne graduated from Ruston High School and has a BA in Business Administration and Master’s degrees in both Public Administration and Human Resources. She is a member of Golden Key International Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, Salute Honor Society, Sigma Beta Delta, and the Marine Corps League.  She is married to Brad Sherlock and they have one daughter, Jessica.